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NACCE 2022 Annual Conference

#NACCE2022
Presented By Intuit

Sunday, October 2, 2022 at 4:00 PM (EDT) to Wednesday, October 5, 2022 at 1:00 PM (EDT)

Event Details

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NACCE’s Annual Conference and 20th Anniversary Celebration will take place at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel – in the state where NACCE got its start!

This year’s event will invigorate you and your teams with fresh ideas, strategies, and approaches for tapping into entrepreneurship.

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Full Conference Agenda

Sunday, October 2
  • 8:30am - 5:00pm:  Registration Open
  • 10:00am - 2:00pm:  Pre-conference "Entrepreneurial College of the Future"
  • 10:00am - 2:00pm:  Pre-conference " Entrepreneurial Mindset for All Disciplines"
  • 2:00pm - 3:00pm:  New Attendee Orientation
  • 3:30pm - 5:00pm:  Opening General Session
  • 5:00pm - 6:30pm:  Reception & Exhibit Hall Open; Music by the Bunker Hill Community College Jazz Quartet
  • Founding Members & Future Builders VIP Dinner (invitation only)
Monday, October 3
  • 7:30am - 5:00pm:  Registration Open
  • 7:45am - 8:30am:  Breakfast & Exhibit Hall Open
  • 8:30am - 10:00am:  Morning General Session
  • 10:15am - 11:00am:  Breakout Sessions 1 (concurrent)
  • 11:15am - 12:00pm:  Breakout Sessions 2 (concurrent)
  • 12:00pm - 12:30pm:  Lunch Buffet
  • 12:30pm - 2:00pm:  Lunch General Session; Pitch for the Skilled Trades!
  • 2:00pm - 2:45pm:  Dessert & Networking in Exhibit Hall
  • 2:45pm - 3:30pm:  Breakout Sessions 3 (concurrent)
  • 3:45pm - 4:45pm:  Mini Experiential Workshops
  • 5:00pm - 6:00pm  Reception & Pitch for the Trades Winners Announced!

Monday Breakout Session Schedule

Tuesday, October 4
  • 7:30am - 5:00pm:  Registration Open
  • 7:45am - 8:30am:  Breakfast & Exhibit Hall Open
  • 8:30am - 10:00am:  Morning General Session
  • 10:15am - 11:00am:  Breakout Sessions 4 (concurrent)
  • 11:15am - 12:00pm:  Breakout Sessions 5 (concurrent)
  • 12:00pm - 12:30pm:  Lunch Buffet
  • 12:30pm - 2:00pm:  Lunch General Session; Pitch for the Foundation!
  • 2:00pm - 2:45pm:  Dessert & Networking in Exhibit Hall
  • 2:45pm - 3:30pm:  Breakout Sessions 6 (concurrent)
  • 3:45pm - 4:45pm:  Mini Experiential Workshops
  • 5:00pm - 6:00pm  Reception & Pitch for the Foundation Winners Announced!
  • 7:10pm:  Red Sox vs Tampa Bay Rays at Fenway Park (ticket pre-purchase required)

Tuesday Breakout Session Schedule

Wednesday, October 5
  • 8:00am - 8:45am:  Breakfast
  • 8:45am - 12:00 Closing General Session 
  • 10:45am - 1:45pm:  World Cafe Ecosystem Building Focus Group (invitation only) sponsored by the Kauffman Foundation
Exciting Milestones in NACCE's 20th Year!
  • Attendees from 46 states!
  • $300,000 total in prize funds
  • Successful Student Entrepreneurs Showcasing their businesses
  • Announcements about future funding and coaching opportunities
  • Launch of NACCE Innovations prototype - open for your ideas!
  • Networking opportunities to advance ideas, careers, and programs

Pre-Conference Sessions

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Breakout Session Tracks

Breakout session proposal submissions have now closed.


Tickets & Registration

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As a NACCE member, you can take advantage of the many available resources to help your college accelerate growth, increase enrollment, and support aspiring entrepreneurs in your local community. Membership provides you and your colleagues with access to valuable tools, access to funding, and proven approaches that will help vitalize your entrepreneurial ecosystem. 

In-Person

In-person tickets include all in-person general sessions, breakout sessions, evening receptions, breakfast buffets and lunch buffets, and daily snacks and coffee.

Member: $899 USD

Non-Member: $1,299 USD

Virtual

This ticket includes access to the General Session live stream and post-event recording library. (Breakout sessions will not be live streamed)

Member: $199 USD

Non-Member: $249 USD

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